Top 50 Most Popular Yahoo! Mail Tips, Tricks and Tutorials

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You can Terminate and close your Yahoo! Mail account, delete all messages and cover up your traces. More »

Not all is lost if your Yahoo! Mail password is lost. Here's how to recover it. More »

Do you have messages that have inexplicably disappeared from your Yahoo! Mail account? Perhaps you emptied the "Trash" folder with an important message inside? Here's how to undelete mail and recover lost messages by restoring Yahoo! Mail to a previous state. More »

Want a really secure way to log in to Yahoo! Mail that does not require you to remember a password? Find out here how to set up on-demand passwords, how to disable them if you need to and how to keep your account secure if you lose your phone. More »

You can receive all your Yahoo! Mail messages at another email address. Here's how. More »

If you've found a bug in Yahoo! Mail or have an issue to report, here's how to contact Yahoo! Mail support to get help directly from the source. More »

Do you think somebody may have guessed your Yahoo! Mail password? Change it now to help keep your Yahoo! Mail account secure. More »

Time to practice your signature. Oh, wait, actually, Yahoo! Mail does that for you. More »

Set up a distribution list in Yahoo! Mail to send emails to a number of people at the same time. More »

Need to block somebody from contacting you in Yahoo! Mail? Here's how to block specific individual users. More »

Want to use your Yahoo! Mail in Gmail? With a Yahoo! Mail Plus account, here's how to set up Gmail to download new messages and let you send new mail (and replies) using the Yahoo! Mail address. More »

Have Yahoo! Mail reply to your emails automatically, letting senders know you're not available by generating an automatic reply to incoming mail, informing recipients that you're on vacation. More »

Instead of attaching pictures to your emails, you can grab them right off the Web and send them inline, so recipients can easily view them without any hassle. More »

Do you want to include more than text, fonts, colors and formatting in your emails? Here's how to place an image or picture inside your Yahoo! Mail signature. More »

You can use a simple version of Yahoo! Mail that may be better suited to your browser and disposition and still provide a full email experience. Here's how to switch. More »

Yahoo! Mail can build your email address book: here's how to have Yahoo! Mail add everybody you correspond with to your "Contacts" automatically. More »

Get some funny spelling suggestions for your emails from Yahoo! Mail (and find some silly typing errors, too). More »

Send files with your messages easily in Yahoo! Mail. More »

Change fonts, colors, and more of your Yahoo! Mail messages with its rich text message editor. More »

Send or forward a message to a bunch of people without revealing the email addresses of your contacts. Here's how to send mail to "undisclosed recipients" in Yahoo! Mail. More »

Keep your archived messages organized neatly in Yahoo! Mail by creating special folders for certain categories of mail. More »

If a folder you have created in Yahoo! Mail becomes useless, it's time to get rid of it. Here's how to delete a Yahoo! Mail folder. More »

Setting up a Yahoo! Mail account to send and receive emails is easy in iPhone (and iPod touch) Mail. More »

You can send files with Yahoo! Mail, but not files of any size. Find out what message and attachment size limits bind you in Yahoo! Mail. More »

Enrich your emails with rich stationery to go with your correspondence: here's how to apply emails styles when composing in Yahoo! Mail. More »

See your mail in pretty print, without ads. Here's how to print emails in Yahoo! Mail. More »

Want to keep your contacts when you leave Yahoo! Mail or simply share your Yahoo! Mail address book with another email program? Here's how to save Yahoo! Mail contacts to a CSV file to be imported easily elsewhere. More »

Your Yahoo! Mail account is not made for the web alone. Here's how to download mail from a free Yahoo! Mail address into Outlook—and how to send through Yahoo! Mail, too. More »

Read your emails more comfortably by having Yahoo! Mail display them in a larger font by default. More »

Switching from Yahoo! Mail to Gmail and you want to keep all your mail, folders and contacts? Here's how to import your messages, as well as your address book, from Yahoo! Mail into Gmail and turn folders into labels, too. More »

Get your mail everywhere with Yahoo! Mail. More »

Make room for new mail in Yahoo! Mail and empty the trash. More »

Looking for messages spread in Yahoo! Mail folders? Look here, smart search operators for pinpointing mail included. More »

Tick a box and highlight — then delete or move — all messages in a Yahoo! Mail folder. More »

Making your address book bigger and better is easy in Yahoo! Mail: here's how to add the sender and recipients of any email to your contacts fast. More »

When Yahoo! Mail encounters a suspicious log-in attempt, it can establish a secondary authentication hurdle after the password is entered: two-step verification demands a code received via mobile phone or answering security questions. More »

Keep your Yahoo! Mail Inbox clean by having the great Yahoo! Mail spam filter move (most of) the junk mail to a special folder automatically. More »

Distribute a message to multiple recipients easily in Yahoo! Mail by using the mailing list you've set up. More »

Using the "Bcc:" line, you can send an email to multiple recipients in Yahoo! Mail without revealing their addresses. More »

Send and receive Yahoo! Mail with Outlook Express, Eudora, or another email program seamlessly using IMAP. More »

Have your incoming Yahoo! Mail sorted automatically by using custom message filters. More »

Exchanging instant messages is not much different from sending an email in Yahoo! Mail. More »

Yahoo! Messenger can announce new messages in your Yahoo! Mail account in a useful way. Here's how to enable that option. More »

Download only good Yahoo! Mail to your email client and leave the spam in its place. More »

Make sure that messages filtered by the Yahoo! Mail spam filter are not erroneously marked causing them to escape your attention. More »

Found a great web site or an interesting story? Here's how to include a link to it in an email with Yahoo! Mail. More »

You have received a nice email at your Yahoo! Mail account, and now you want to reply. Here's how to do it easily. More »

Do you want to use emoticons in your emails? Learn how to express your emotions graphically with Yahoo! Mail. More »

Want to read mail not (only) in Yahoo! Mail on the web but also in your favored email program—without worrying about online folders and synchronization? POP access is easy to set up and allows email clients to fetch mail from the inbox (and, optionally, the "Spam" folder). More »

Want to move a bunch of messages, or report as spam at once? Here's how to select and act on multiple messages in Yahoo! Mail. More »